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Economic and Community Development Office
Contact TypeContact Information
Economic Development Coordinator
3 Primrose Street
Newtown, CT 06470
(203) 270-4271
(203) 270-4205
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
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The Economic and Community Development Office is part of Newtown's Planning Department and is located on the Fairfield Hills Campus at 3 Primrose Street, Newtown, CT 06470.
The office works closely with Land Use and other town departments in developing a range of planning goals and works with the Economic Development Commission on economic development strategies and marketing the Town of Newtown. The office also provides recommendations to the Executive and Legislative branches on matters involving long term economic objectives working under the guidance of the First Selectman. The Director is also active with the Sandy Hook neighborhood in their efforts to revitalize the business district.
Ongoing economic development activities include business retention, expansion and attraction, marketing Newtown for economic growth, maintenance of local development statistics, economic data and demographic trends and management of community development. Contact Betsy Paynter, Economic Development Coordinator, 203-27-4281 or if you have any questions regarding economic development in the Town of Newtown.
Grant management, administration of the Town's STEAP grants, management of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) clean up project of the Fairfield Hills Campus are also managed in the Planning Department. Contact Christal Preszler, Grant Coordinator, 203-270-4282 or regarding any Town of Newtown grants.